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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccination Response

Volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccination Response

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 vaccination response. An effective response relies on volunteers who are pre-credentialed and org...

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Georgia Department of Health Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2021

St. Mary’s President & CEO addresses COVID vaccine questions

D. Montez Carter, FACHE

St. Mary's is receiving numerous questions about COVID-19 vaccinations. We want to answer those questions as best we can in this fast-changing situation. The following reflects the best information we have at this moment.

First, most hospitals in ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Northeast Health District Opens Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic By Appointment

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Athens, GA – Effective January 11th, people age 65 and older and first responders – including law enforcement - will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Previously, the vaccine was only available to healthcare workers and resi...

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Northeast Health District Vaccine Information Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

GA DPH Launches COVID Vaccine Locator Ahead Of Phase 1A+ of Vaccine Administration

Georgia Department of Health Logo

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a COVID vaccine locator on the DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov. The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides locatio...

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Find a COVID-19 Vaccination Site Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Transit Remaining Fare-Free through June 30, 2021

Transit Fare-Free Through June 30, 2021

At their Regular Session meeting on January 6, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously agreed to continue fare-free transit for passengers through June 30, 2021, the end of the current fiscal year. In response to the coronavirus pa...

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Transit Website Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Mask Requirement Continued in 12th Declaration of Local Emergency Approved by Mayor & Commission

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

The Mayor and Commission approved a 12th declaration of a local state of emergency at their Regular Session on December 1. The declaration is in effect through January 15, 2021 unless extended, rescinded, superseded, or altered by the Mayor and Commission...

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Full 12th Declaration of a Local Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Clarke County School District to Continue Virtual Learning

Clarke County School District

The Clarke County School District (CCSD) initially planned to return to in-person learning for Pre-K thru 8th-grade students on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. However, the district will postpone the return to in-person classroom instruction for all students, ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Modified 9th Order of Statewide Judicial Emergency - Suspends Jury Trials

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

On December 23, 2020 Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia amended an order signed on Wednesday, December 9 that extends until January 8, 2021 the Statewide Judicial Emergency the Chief Justice declared on March 14, 2020 in respon...

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Modified 9th Order of Statewide Judicial Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

The Mayor and Commission held a Special Called Session on Friday, August 14 at 8:15 a.m. to approve a settlement with plaintiffs related to the recent adoptions of a mask ordinance requirement for public and commercial spaces and an ordinance changing the...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Second Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

In accordance with the Fourth Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency entered on July 12, 2020, by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Judges of the Juvenile, Magistrate, Municipal, Probate, State, and Superior Courts of the Western Judi...

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Second Standing Order (PDF) Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates